NTSB Identification: CHI98LA189.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, June 02, 1998 in NORTH PLATTE, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/15/2001
Aircraft: Piper PA-28-180, registration: N8469W
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot elected to land on runway 30R. The winds were reported as 050 at 13. During the flare the pilot realized that the left main landing gear was off the side of the runway. During rollout the left wing impacted a runway light. The pilot was able to negotiate around a second runway light and re-enter the runway. A post accident examination of the airplane failed to reveal any pre-accident anomalies.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to maintain control of the aircraft. Factors were the crosswind and runway light.

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